Jammu: In a major breakthrough, the Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday arrested a Pakistani spy in the Samba district while he was making attempts to escape.
Two Pakistani SIM cards and a map showing deployment of security forces were also seized from his connection, according to ANI report.
Pakistani spy Bodh Raj arrested in Samba sector(J&K), 2 Pak SIM cards and map showing deployment of forces seized
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Bodh Raj, a Jammu resident, was arrested on late Friday and is currently being interrogated for his espionage activities and passing on vital information regarding deployment and movement of security forces to Pakistan.
A special operation was conducted to nab him in the border area o Ramgarh.
"This is a major breakthrough so far as national security is concerned and the arrest of some more persons is also likely in the days to come," the Samba Police said in a statement.
During the search operation, one individual was found roaming in suspicious circumstances in Jerda village near IB who tried to escape on observing the movement of Police party.
However, the police party acting promptly and giving a swift chase apprehended the individual from the spy whose identity was established as Bodh Raj.
Upon his personal search were two Pakistani SIM cards and a map showing deployment of forces, two Indian-made mobile phones and one memory cards were recovered fro his possession.
All the recovered items were seized besides arrested the said accused spy.
Earlier in August, an alleged Pakistani spy was arrested from Jaisalmer and items containing information on India's defense institutions seized from him.